Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

It’s officially pumpkin season so to start it off, I made pumpkin bread.

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This recipe is an adaption of a banana bread recipe that was on the packaging of some flour I bought a while back.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup of butter softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin (I didn’t use the whole can for the bread. I used the rest in a pumpkin pie)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips

 

Directions

Heat oven 350 F. Grease bottoms only of 2 (8×4 inch) loaf pans or 1 (9×5 inch) loaf pan.

In a large bowl mix the sugar and butter

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Add eggs, pumpkin, milk and vanilla. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.

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Stir in flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and chocolate chips until just moistened. Pour batter into pan(s).

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Bake 8 inch loaves for 1 hour, 9 inch loaf 1 1/4 hours or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes.

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Loosen sides of loaves from pans, remove to cooling rack. Let cool for about an hour before slicing. Each loaf makes 16 slices.

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Happy Baking!

-Sara

 

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